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Word is, state is seeking premier poet

Poetry is one of mankind’s most important and diverse mediums. Poetry can be found in many of the most influential religious and historic works of civilizations the world over, and it has a power … more

Cuba comes to life at Denver museum

“Cuba 2D” and “Cuba in Denver” offer a most inviting look at a rather near neighbor — but just for a short while longer. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science exhibit, organized by the … more

Food and market halls blossom in Denver metro area

Mark Shaker sees a combination of factors as to why food halls — modern, cafeteria-style markets — have a firm grasp on the Denver metro area’s food scene. “One, I think (food halls) create … more

Veterans’ voices gain opportunities for artistic airing

There is no manual for veterans when it comes to re-entering civilian society after spending time in the service. There are all manner of challenges to face and lessons to learn, and it is easy to … more

Clydesdales help usher in new beer laws

The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales visited the Colorado Capitol Dec. 31 to celebrate the repeal, effective New Year's Day, of laws that prevented sales of beer greater than 3.2 percent alcohol by … more

Denver Public Library says goodbye to overdue fines

When Denver Public Libraries lowered daily overdue fines in 2014, the goal was clear —the libraries were trying to “reduce barriers to customer access,” Jennifer Hoffman said. Hoffman, who is … more

JCC, Rose partner for health awareness

A three-year partnership between Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center — known as JCC Denver — and Rose Medical Center will bring health education and awareness to the community. Beginning in … more

Broadway restaurant asks for safety precautions after wrecks

Getting a phone call in the early hours of the morning saying a car has crashed through your restaurant window is not how many of us want to start our day. For Sean Workman, it happened three times … more

Denver Botanic Gardens, Zoo announce grants

Denver Botanic Gardens aims to make non-living collection more accessible Last month, the Denver Botanic Gardens announced it had received nearly $250,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library … more

Denver Recycles program turns Christmas trees into mulch

The life of a Christmas tree is short: It spends a month or so in warm comfort, decorated with glowing lights, before it’s thrown out at the end of the year. For the past 25 years, Denver Recycles, … more

Mayor seeks seniors’ words of wisdom for Denver’s future

As the city of Denver celebrates 160 years since its founding, Mayor Michael B. Hancock has created a new community project inviting senior residents to share their thoughts on the future. Denver’s … more

Denver recruits next wave of compost experts

Every year one environmentally-minded group of volunteers devotes a good deal of time to talking about composting. Between the 35 of them, they manage to spend more than 1,400 hours from May to … more

The history of Denver's holiday lights

In this day and age when factories and machinery produce many of the things we need in our daily lives, it’s difficult to imagine the task of stringing individual light bulbs together to create the … more

Denver brewers join national effort for fire relief

The beer industry across the nation is a tight-knit one. So when one of their own sent out an email asking for help to raise funds for Camp Fire relief, many breweries jumped at the chance — 1,482 … more

Curtain Time: Stage shows abound around metro area

Start with our south suburban neighborhoods and consider driving north and west to Denver, Lakewood, Golden and Arvada; north and east to Aurora. There are stage productions for everyone Some … more

National Western brings cultural heritage to Colorado

Again this year, many Colorado residents are gearing up for their participation in the National Western Stock Show. The annual event is billed as one of the premier livestock shows, horse shows and … more

Ring in New Year’s, with a twist

Denver metro-area residents know the scene well: Hordes of friends and families huddled in downtown Denver to watch the fireworks wave the closing year goodbye. But if the cold and crowds — and in … more

Eat the wheat, test the taste — it’s scientific

There's a stereotype that scientific research belongs in cold, sterile laboratories to people with Ph.D.s and white lab coats. But at the Genetics Taste Lab at the Denver Museum of Nature & … more

‘Trayvon Martin could have been me’

Tay Anderson, 20, is running for the Denver Public Schools board election in 2019 because he wants to improve safety in schools. A student at Metropolitan State University of Denver, he is taking a … more

Young voices carry a powerful message

In this week’s special report called “Hear My Voice,” 15 young people from around the Denver metro area share their stories, their passions, their hopes for the future. They range in age from … more
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